Tooling Technologies for Composites Manufacturing - A Hands-On Workshop
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Tooling Technologies for Composites Manufacturing - A Hands-On Workshop

 Export to Your Calendar 3/18/2020 to 3/19/2020
When: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Where: University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California 
United States
Contact: Irvon "Cris" McClinton
(626) 521-9447

Online registration is available until: 3/6/2020
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Why Attend?

Access the industry's leading tooling technology companies for personalized, interactive, and practical learning. Learn about the latest in tooling applications across numerous composites industries. Day one features table-top exhibitors offering tooling products, supplies and technologies. Earn 16 Professional Development Hours  (PDF certificate) and attain a Digital Badge certifying your participation and furthering your career and annual requirements with field training.

See and hear about numerous technologies:

·         Ceramic washout tooling

·         Metal and composite tooling

·         Rubber tooling bladders and forming tooling

·         Smart tooling for complex shapes requiring tooling removal

·         Additive manufactured tooling

·         Prepregs, resins and tooling materials

·         Tooling board materials for models and production

·         Tooling design guidelines and selection criteria

·         C-Foam tooling technologies



Workshop Highlights and Schedule

Workshop Agenda is now available

Day One

Day Two

· Multiple speakers from prominent tooling manufacturers and tooling suppliers

· Speaker presentations:

  • Large-scale additive manufacturing tooling
  • Composites and metal; small to large structures
  • Novel tooling prepregs for various temperatures
  • Smart tooling for reusable/shape memory contours

· Table-top exhibitors featuring tooling products, supplies and technologies

· Network with the Los Angeles SAMPE chapter during an evening buffet dinner and hear the technology presentation on Thermoplastics Technology Advances Across the Composites Marketplace


· Demos and hands-on exercises

· Practice your new-found knowledge of various applications:

o Ceramic washout tooling

o Metal and composite tooling

o Rubber tooling and bladders

o Additive manufactured tooling

o Prepregs and resins

o C-Foam tooling technologies

· See examples of tooling-material selection of laminated parts which reflect spring-in, spring-out and potato chip effects often seen during processing



Workshop Rates ­

Registration closes March 6. To accommodate lab space and enough time for hands-on exercises, registration is limited 40 participants.


Early Bird:

Now- February 14, 2020

Regular Rates:

February 15-March 6

SAMPE members:



Non-members*:   (includes a free SAMPE membership)




*Participants who register at the non-member rate receive a free one-year professional membership to SAMPE.


Participating Companies







Hotel Accommodations

The SAMPE group rate is guaranteed based on availability until February 21, 2020. A deposit equal to one night's stay is required to hold each reservation. The credit card used to guarantee your reservation will be charged if your reservation is cancelled 1-3 days prior to your arrival.

USC Hotel - Rate $199, plus tax
3540 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Phone: +1 
(213) 748-4141
Access Code: 2003SAMPE3


Cancellation and Refunds

All cancellations must be made in writing. A 15% administrative fee will be applied to all cancellations. There are no refunds after February 26, 2020. SAMPE reserves the right to cancel the program due to lack of enrollment. In that event, SAMPE will refund the registration fees, but not be responsible for any incidental or consequential damages. 


Platinum Corporate Partners

21680 Gateway Center Drive
Suite 300
Diamond Bar, CA 91765-2454

P: +1.626.521.9460

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